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4 Day Inca Trail Group Tour to Machu Picchu

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Day 1: Cusco – Wayllabamba

Stop At: Inca Trail, Machu Picchu Peru
Distance: 12 Kilometers / 7.5 Miles

We will depart in Cusco early in themorning, by private transport, and drive through the Sacred Valley to Piscacucho Community (Railroad km82-2700m/8856ft), where we begin the Inca Trail. Following a trail along the left-hand shore of the Urubamba River (or Sacred river), we enjoy stunning views of the snow-capped Mount Veronica (5690 m.) and the Inca archeological remains denominated Llaqtapata. Continuing through lush farmland and woodlands, we gradually climb for approximately 5 hours to our first campsite at Wayllabamba.

App. walking time: 5-6 hours
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: All meals are nutritious (vegetarian options available)

• Dinner
Accommodation included: Campsite in Wayllabamba

Day 2: Wayllabamba - Pacaymayo

Stop At: Inca Trail, Machu Picchu Peru
Distance: 11 Kilometers / 6.88 Miles

After breakfast and an early start, we begin steep climb through Andean cloud forest and highland puna to the highest point on our trek, Warmiwañusca or Dead Woman’s Pass (4250m/13943 ft). During our ascent, we can appreciate he wide variety of plant, flower, and bird species supported by this unique eco-climate. Once we reach the pass, our challenge is rewarded by astonishing panoramic view of the Vilcanota and Vilcabamba mountain ranges. From here, we descend into the Pacaymayo river valley until we arrive our second campsite.

App. walking time: 6-7 hours
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Campsite Pacaymayo

Day 3: Pacaymayo – Phuyupatamarca or Wiñay Wayna (depending on the availability provided by the Ministry of Culture)

Stop At: Inca Trail, Machu Picchu Peru
Distance: 16 Kilometers / 10 Miles

On this day we follow ancient paths and steps to the well-preserved Inca remains of Runkuraqay, Sayaqmarca and Phuyupatamarca. Along our visit to the sites we can appreciate the Incas´ complex architectural style and reverence of natural geography and beauty. Heading down the sub-tropical Andean slope we reach another strategic and aesthetically-situated situated site at Wiñay Wayna, where we camp for the night.(dependent on the availability provided by the Ministry of Culture)

App. walking time: 7-8 hours
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Campsite Phuyupatamarca or Wiñay Wayna (dependent on the availability provided by the Ministry of Culture)

Day 4: Phuyupatamarca/Wiñay Wayna – Machu Picchu - Cusco

Stop At: Inca Trail, Machu Picchu Peru
Distance: 4 Kilometers / 2.5 Miles

Leaving Wiñay Wayna, we descend gradually further through the highland jungle to our destination: Inti Punku, or the Sun Gate to Machu Picchu.

App. walking time: 5 hours
Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu Peru
Arriving at daybreak, we catch our first breathtaking view of this historical wonder. We have the rest of the day (2 1/2 hours) with a specialized tour guide to learn about the history of the archeological site of Machu Picchu and its enigmatic buildings before taking the train back from Aguas Calientes town to Cusco in the afternoon.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: Packed lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Travellers are picked up from their hotels/hostels/AirBnB in the city center. If the accomodation is far outside the centre, the meeting point will be in the center. There will be a briefing the day before departure.
Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.
Group Tour 25/11 - 28/11/2019
11/25/2019 - 11/25/2019Monday:07:00 AM - 07:30 AM

Group Tour 02/12/ - 05/12/2019
12/2/2019 - 12/2/2019Monday:07:00 AM - 07:30 AM
Duration
4 days
Inclusions
  • 3x Breakfast
  • 3x Dinner
  • 4x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • Sleeping mattress, high quality double-occupancy tents and camping equipment
  • Guided Tour of Machu Picchu
  • Hot water in the morning for washing
  • Drinking water during the trek
  • Oxygen bottle and first aid kit equipped for wilderness trekking
  • Bus ticket from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes
  • Train Ticket to Cusco
  • Private bus to trailhead
  • Transfer from train station to hotel
  • Porters for camping equipment
  • Entry/Admission - Inca Trail
  • Entry/Admission - Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
Exclusions
  • Sleeping bag (US$15 for hire)
  • Walking poles ($US15 for hire)
  • Breakfast Day 1
  • Tips for guide and camp staff (not compulsory, tips at your discretion)
  • Climb Huayna Picchu ($US 70)
  • 6kg porter for personal belongings (96 US$); 12kg shared (between two people) porter (145 US$)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Reviewed August 19, 2019

Nine of us in an extended familiy went on the four day inca trail trek. Over-all the organisation was good. The two guides: Piero and Juan were excellent and we can't praise them enough. One of our party is a celiac, which we advised them...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank David S
AndinaTravelPeru, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Andina Travel, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2019

Dear David, thank you for your great comment and the confidence you have in Andina Travel. We're happy that you could find a solution concerning your relative's food intolerance. Our cooks always use just the best and local ingredients during the treks. It's a pleasure...More

Reviewed August 5, 2019

False advertising, broken promises, and questionable ethics. Andina didn't provide all the services we paid for, and we would have received the same services for less money elsewhere. THE BAD: -FALSE ADVERTISING: We booked with Andina (and paid more) because their website promised a bit...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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AndinaTravelPeru, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Andina Travel, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2019
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Hola Alan, Gracias por tu comentario en Trip Advisor. Nuestra unica direccion queda en Cusco Peru y agradecemos mucho tu...More

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